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- Oxford University Press, USA 2006; US$ 52.99
Since public health seeks to protect the health of populations, it inevitably confronts a range of ethical challenges having to do primarily with the friction between individual freedoms and what might be perceived as governmental paternalism. This volume brings together twenty-five articles by leading thinkers in the field, writing on topics that... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 69.99
The Oxford Textbook of Clinical Research Ethics is the first comprehensive and systematic reference on clinical research ethics. Under the editorship of experts from the U.S. National Institutes of Health of the United States, the book's 73 chapters offer a wide-ranging and systematic examination of all aspects of research with human beings. Considering... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 37.00
This book provides a collection of original essays on cutting-edge topics in medical ethics research. Leading philosophers give in-depth accounts of issues as diverse as embryo pre-selection, the role of autonomy in organ transplant markets, conscientious objection in the health care professions and neonatal euthanasia. Provocative and original, the... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2010; US$ 39.95
Medical ethics draws upon methods from a wide array of disciplines, including anthropology, economics, epidemiology, health services research, history, law, medicine, nursing, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and theology. In this influential book, outstanding scholars in medical ethics bring these many methods together in one place to be systematically... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 44.99
Lainie Ross presents a rigorous critical investigation of the development of policy governing the involvement of children in medical research. She examines the shift in focus from protection of medical research subjects, enshrined in post-World War II legislation, to the current era in which access is assuming greater precedence. Infamous studies such... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00
Palliative Care is the first book to provide a comprehensiveunderstanding of the new field that is transforming the wayAmericans deal with serious illness. Diane E. Meier, M.D., one of the field's leaders and a recipientof a MacArthur Foundation "genius award" in 2009, opens the volumewith a sweeping overview of the field. In her essay, Dr. Meierexamines... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 19.99
A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards ofhealthcare Succeeding in the healthcare field means more than just making adiagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals areresponsible for convincing patients and their family members of thebest course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing howto make... more...
- The Spinney Press 2011; US$ 22.50
Organ and tissue transplants can be the last resort for a range of life-saving and life-improving treatments. Although the latest organ donation figures have reached a record high, the total however, only equates to a national organ donor rate of 13.8 per million, which suggests more can be done to help Australians who are on transplant waiting lists.... more...